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most kacaptivating trial in the nation today. casey anthony winsed at times. the defense says anthony's daughter, 2-year-old caylee drown in the family's pool and her grandfather buried her in a panic. prosecutors contend that casey anthony killed her daughter so that she could party. >> getting past the fact that there's just no conceivable reason why might be would put duct tape on the face of a dead child. i said it before. people don't make accidents look like murder. that's absurd. >> i want to take you inside the courtroom. some live pictures here. we're listening to a tape, an audio tape of telephone conversation, i believe, with casey anthony from jail. let's take a listen. >> oh, my god. i finally admitted that the
baby -- i need to find her. >> your daughter admitted that the baby is where? >> she said took her that my daughter has been looking for. i told you my daughter was missing for a month. i just found her today but i can't find my granddaughter. she just admitted to me that she's been trying to find her herself. there's something wrong. i found my daughter's car today and it smells like there's been a dead body in the car. >> what is the 3-year-old's name? >> was george anthony's life better? mr. ashton went over what george anthony's life was like as a result of losing hi beloved granddaughter. whose life was better?
the final instructions on the law from the court. we will be in recess. >> the judge is taking a brief recess. i want to bring you in our david mattingly who is there at the courthouse proceedings to explain what we've just watched. david, bring us up to speed here. >> well, suzanne, would he have been listening to prosecutor linda burdick. she closed for the prosecution with her final argument. the last thing that the jury heard from her and the last thing that the jury saw was what they believe was the motive behind this crime. they showed picture of casey anthony out on the town partying
and with the tattoo that she had placed on her shoulder while her daughter was supposedly missing. that tattoo reading the beautiful life translated from italian. so that, a very strong message to the jury that this woman had a motive and she had a plan to change her life once her little daughter was out of the way. now, earlier, we heard her call casey anthony a pathological liar and she said that the fact that this child was supposedly missing for 31 days and the mother told no one about it, in her mind, is an admission of guilt. and listen to what she had to say. >> the defendant's actions and responses during those 31 days answer for you the only real question left at this stage of the proceedings. and that is who killed caylee anthony?
>> that is going to be up to the jury to deci now. the prosecution is done. the defense is done. there's going to be no more arguing. the closing arguments are done. the judge will now come back after this recess and tell the jurors what they need to keep in mind, what rules they need to follow as they come up with a verdict in this case. and they have a lot to consider. there's been 33 days of testimony and countless witnesses going up on that stand. again, suzanne, they have a lot to consider in this trial and they have the final say about the fate of casey anthony. >> all right. david, thank you. i want to bring in our legal expert holly hughes who has been following this. we understand that the defense tour just made a motion the dispolice this and then the judge denied it. that is pretty typical, right? >> it is standard. anytime there's a problem with something the attorneys disagrees about, thing it's
prejudice dishal, they're going to say to the judge, mistry this case. you have to stop it all. let's go start over. obviously, judge belvin perry is not going to allow that to happen. the judge is sitting on the bench in front of you. that judge, he or she is going to decide and them alone. >> what did you hear today that really struck you? >> wow. okay, we went right back to the beginning, suzanne, in the very beginning of this case eight weeks ago. the prosecutor, linda drane-burdick stood up and said this is not about casey anthony. now is the time to tell the story of caylee anthony. what she did very effectively after prosecutor jeff ashton got up, talked about the forensic, the science, said to the jury, we know it's confusing. but linda drane-burdick brought it all home and said this case is about a little 2
1/2-year-old. a 2 1/2-year-old who was sacrificed because her mother wanted the beautiful life, she wanted to go party. when you look at the last person to say that charge, who the had chloroform searches, who had the dead body in their trunk? when you look at all that, who else could have murdered this 2-year-old girl because everybody else was crazy about her except her mother. she was getting in the way. >> what are the jurors faced with now? they're going to get some instructions. they've been sequestered. after imagine after six weeks or so, they're itching to get something done here and wrap this things up. >> that is the most frustrating thing about being a sequestered jury. you are told every time you see that courtroom, do not discuss this case, even amongst yourself. so you're sitting there all day and is you're hearing this explosive evidence from either side. i mean, what's the natural tendency? what do we do? we're like, oh, my gosh, let's talk about this, right? that's a natural human tendency.
and we tell these poor jurors, who are already locked away from their families, no tv, no newspapers, no phone access, no radio, and they know we say to them, all this great stuff you heard in court, by the way, don't talk about it. so yes, you better believe that they are ready to go. they want to do the job they've all sworn an oath to do and they want to get going now. >> as to the legal expert, putting your hat on, do you think -- what do you make of what she's going to walk away with here? do you think they're going to find her guilty, first degree murder? >> i do. i think it's back on the table and i think that is batter of the masterful job linda drane-burdick did of weaving it back together. people get scared of circumstantial evidence. but here is the deal. when you lay out every single bit of evidence, you're building a wall, you are putting brick upon brick upon brick. and when you do it altogether, what you do is you build that solid wall of guilt. even if there's one or two
bricks missing, you know it's still a big brick wall. and for those people who think circumstantial evidence isn't enough, i have two words for you. scott peterson. he's sitting on death row right now in california with exactly the same type of case. no cause of death, nobody sauce him murder anybody, nobody could link him forensically to any part of the death, but the jury looked at all of it together and they said, you know what? that's enough for that brick wall of guilt. >> and casey anthony, we saw her today. she mouthed something when she made it very clear the prosecutor tried to paint her as a bad mother. what do we think of how we've seen her behaving, crying, sometimes stoic, sometimes serious. >> actually, suzanne, one of the charges that the judge is going to give, and that's what we call it. legally speaking, we say the judge is going to charge the jury. and basically, all it means is he's going to give them an instruction book and the instruction book is these are the laws that apply to this
case. okay? this is the first degree murder charge. this is the aggravated man slaughter charge. this is the lying to a police officer charge. and then additional instructions like credibility of witnesses. one of the things he's going to tell them is, hey, you can take into account everything you've oubd in the courtroom. you see, they're allowed to obvious how casey acted, even though she never took the stand and spoke. they have to be sitting there thinking to himself, she's mouthing words back and she was caught the other night mouthing something when her father is testifying and some people are speculating she was calling him a curse word at the time. what they're sitting there thinking right now is if you had so much to say, why didn't you take the stand? they're going to get a charge that says you can't draw any negative inference harmful or hurtful to the defendant because she didn't testify, but common sense is going to prevail. if you're sitting there and all of a sudden you have all this stuff to say about the
prosecution's case, why wouldn't you have taken the stand and said it? >> holly, we understand that the jurors are going to be charged with those instructions in about ten minutes or so. they've taken a quick recess. we're going to come back to it, obviously, see what's going to happen this afternoon. but there's a lot going on. >> yes, there is. >> holly, you have to stay with us. >> i'm not going anywhere. this is great stuff. >> thank you, holly. here is a run down. some of the stories we're looking ahead, celebrating independence day on the front line. we're going to hear from troops stationed in afghanistan. then, an 800 credit score, 20% down, but no mortgage? home buyer horror stories continue to pile up. plus, lacing up for the world's largest 10k. we have a win ner atlanta at the peachtree road race. you don't want to miss that. and oh, my god, the july fourth hot dog hogs do battle in coney island. we continue to eat this up. >> this is one of the greatest theme stunts ever put forth in the united states. i remember the days before copd.
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rereceived a month proegz since the last time we spoke. he's now first time soldier randy starter. but we also have new member, as well, who just joined the platoon. i want to introduce you here and give us a sense of what it's been like for you to be here in the platoon during this band of brothers. >> from the moment i came in, the guys gave me that feeling out period, trying to see hey, what's this guy all about? and after a while, they accepted me as part of the family. >> you guys cannot be with family today, but you're with each other. how does that help? >> we go through the toughest of times, but we always pull each other together. in times like today, we can reflect and think about the moments we had back home. >> do you agree with that? >> yes. and like you seen earlier today,
we've been hanging out as one big family, had a quick boeker game going on and everybody getting nice hair cuts. >> you cleaned up in that poker game. >> i won. >> i want you to have an opportunity to speak to your faelths family in seattle. >> everybody back home, my brother, will, my sister, sara, my mom and dad, my family and friends. >> also a shout out? >> my wife, cheryl, my daughters, back in ft. campbell. hello, i love you. i can't wait to see you. also for my sister, amy and my mother and brother, robert, in california. >> and i know your wife is already here, so you don't have to give a shout out to her. but you can if you want. >> i'd like to say hi to my family back home, an ryan,
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july tradition. it makes you sick. this is a live picture to the of the scene right now. thousands of people are at brooklyn's coney island to watch nathan's hot dog eating contest. it is the super boem of competitive eating. for more than 90 years, shove down as many hot dogs as you can in ten minutes and try to keep them down. it's crazy. as revolting as it gets, this contest is a marketing gold mine for nathan. allen chernov has more on why this is good business. >> you're watching all american marketing magic. nathan's hot dog eating contest is a bonanza for the fast food companies as the eaters have expanded their gastric capabilities, the event aes popularity has soared and so have sales of nathan's hot dogs. piling up seven years in a row to 453 million last year. >> this is one of the greatest marketing stunts ever put forth in the united states. >> it's a natural for nathan's,
which first opened at the fun filled amusement park 96 years ago. in the late 1970s, the contest was just another coney island side show, fought off by pr stunt man max rosy. max's proteges are the marketing men who brought competitive eating into the modern era. they've created a phenomenon, like introducing the costed mustard yellow championship belt, having espn cover the event and promoting the eaters as professional athletes. >> it's absolutely a sport. and it has all the continuants of sport and these guys are athletes, for sure. this year, building a new rivalry between the u.s. and china, a flying chinese eaters to coney island just when nathan's happens to be embarking on a major expansion in china. >> if they take the belt, they are going to be eating our lunch, literally. >> the media eats it up. not just in coney island.
the shays have competitions across the country and sponsors for other eating events. chicken wings, oysters, hamburgers, all part of what they call major league eating. >> allen cher noef is live on the boardwalk in coney island. allen, what is going on? what are people -- why are they there? what is this fascination behind how many hot dogs you can eat? >> suzanne, first, i'll tell you, right now, they're introducing the female competitors and there are literally thousands and thousands of people all about here watching this competition. hot dogs, coney island, july 4th, it doesn't get more american than this. this is pure americana here. and add in the fascination with the competition. man versus dog. and today, women versus dogs. people doing what appears to be
the impossible. that's why there are so many eyeballs here right now. >> all right, allen, this is the tension must be building here. but we know joey chestnut, right? he had his record of 68 hot dogs he ate last go around. do they think he's going to break that record? >> well, joey did 68 two years ago. last year, he was very disappointed to do only 54. and by the way, it's hot dogs and buns. the weather is pretty good. it's not too hot here. yesterday was this. last year was a scorcher. he's pumped up. i think he's certainly going to beat what he did last year. the question is can he top 68? very tough. i don't know, suzanne. that's one of the big questions hanging over this crowd right now. >> yeah. and allen, what about the former champ, kobayashi, where is he? >> exactly. kobayashi had a contract dispute with major league eating.
he is out of here. he's actually in manhattan eating on his own at 12:00 noon while the competitors are eating here. he'll be eating in manhattan. the problems for joey chestnut is that he won't have kobayashi face-to-face and he's told me he needs to be pushed. he needs that competition. that may be the reason that joey chestnut cannot set a new world record today. let's see if he can. >> you let us know, allen, how that all goes down. thanks, allen. have a couple of dogs for us, too, while you're at it. now, in the contest last year, joey chestnut chowed down 54 hot dogs. he has the all-time record, 68, as allen mentioned. but you have to wonder, okay, what's even inside a hot dog? what are they made from? our senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen is here to help us pick it all apart. i don't even understand how your body can take all of that,
right, when they say 68 dogs. how can that be possible? >> these are tiny people. >> any of these people to see how they manage to do this and what they found is they had a strict training regimen, like an athlete. they would guzzle huge amounts of water or cabbage. that will turn their stomachs into an enormous glaflacid sack. that doesn't sound attractive. >> how many calories do you think they're talking about? >> we are going to do the anatomy of a hot dog right now. which joey chestnut broke that record and he consumed 68 hot dogs with the bun, that was 20,196 calories. it's hard to fathom that all in one sitting. in that was 247 tea soons of oil and 20 teaspoons of salt.
this is not exactly a nutritional bonanza. >> i must have one today. does it pay for them to do this? >> it's interesting, the doctors who wrote that study in 2007, said they were concerned about gastro proesis where the stomach stops being so good at emptying. they said they were worried about that. and one delegate of the american medical association house of delegates put forth a proposal saying we should declare this unhealthy. we should declare this a bad thing, but it didn't actually pass. >> it didn't pass. >> so it continues. >> right. the ama has not, you know, put its fist down yet. >> okay. have a lovely barbecue. >> thank you. it makes me want to have hot dogs. we want to go back to the casey anthony trial. we understand that the judge is giving the jury instructions. >> murder in the first degree
includes the letter crimes of murder in the second degree, man slaughter and third degree felony murder all of which are unlawful. a killing that is excusable or was committed by the use of justifiable deadly force is lawful. if you find kelly marcaylee mar anthony was killed by casey marie anthony, you will consider the circumstances surrounding the killing and deciding if the killing was murder in the first degree or was murder in the second degree or man slaughter or third degree felony murder or whether the killing was excusable or resulting in justifiable use of deadly force. the killing of a human being is justifiable homicide necessarily
done while resisting an attempt to murder or commit a felony upon the defendant or to commit a felony in any dwelling house in which the defendant was, at the time of the killing. the killing of a human being is excusable and, therefore, lawful, under any one of the following three circumstances. one, when the killing is committed by accident and misfortune. in doing any lawful act by lawful means nary caution and without any unlawful intent or, two, when the killing occurs by
accident and misfortune in the heat of passion upon any sudden a sufficient provocation. or three, when the killing is committed by accident and misfortune resulting from a sudden combat if a dangerous weapon is not used and the killing is not done in the cruel and unusual manner. i now instruct you on the circumstances that must be proved casey marie an thoughny may be found guilty. aggravated child abuse, aggravated man slaughter of a child and four counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer or any lesser included crime. murder in the first degree. there are two ways in which a person may be convicted of first degree murder.
one is known as premeditated murder and the other is known as felony murder. in order to find the defendant guilty of murder in the first degree, the state must convince you beyond a reasonable doubt of the defendant's guilt of either premeditated murder or felony murder. while you must always agree that the state has proven first degree murder beyond a reasonable doubt, you need not be unanimous in your opinion as to whether that finding is based upon premeditated murder or felony murder as i shall not define those terms. to prove the crime of first degree premeditated murder, the state must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt.
one, caylee marie anthony is dead. two, the death was caused by the criminal act of casey marie anthony. three, there was a premeditated killing of caylee marie anthony. an act includes a series of related actions arising from and performed pursuant to a single design or purpose. killing with premeditation is killing of the consciously deciding to do so. the decision must be present in the mind at the time of the killing. the law does not fix the exact period of time that must pass between the formation of the premeditated intent to kill and the killing.
the period of time must be long enough to allow reflection by the defendant. the premeditated intend to kill must be formed before the killing. the question of premeditation is a question of fact to be determined by you from the evidence. it would be sufficient proof of premeditation if the circumstances of the killing and the conduct of the accused convince you beyond a reasonable doubt of the existence of premeditation at the time of the killing. first degree felony murder, to prove the crime of first degree felony murder, the state must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, caylee marie anthony is dead.
two, the death occurred as the consequence of and while casey marie anthony was engaged in the commission of aggravated child abuse or the death occurred as a consequence of and while casey marie anthony was attempt to go commit aggravated child abuse. three, casey marie anthony was the person who actually killed caylee marie anthony. in order to convict of first degree felony murder, it is not necessary for the state to prove that the defendant had a premeditated design or intent to kill. to prove the crime of aggravated child abuse, the state must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, casey marie anthony
knowingly and willfully committed child abuse upon caylee marie anthony and in doing so caused great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement. two, caylee marie anthony was under the age of 18 years. willfully means intentionally, knowingly and purposefully. child abuse means the intentional infliction of physical or mental injury upon a child or an intentional act that could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child or active encouragement of any person to commit an act that results or could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child.
the prove the crime of aggravated man slaughter of a child, the state must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, casey marie -- caylee marie anthony is dead. two, casey marie anthony's act or acts call causes the death of caylee marie anthony or the death of caylee pa ree anthony was caused by the culpable negligence of casey marie
anthony. i will now define culpable negligence for you. each of us has a duty to act reasonably towards others. if there is a violation of that duty without any conscious intent to harm, that violence is negligence. but culpable negligence is more than a failure to use ordinary care towards others. in order for negligence to be culpable, it must be gross and flagrant. culpable flag rans is showing reckless disregard of human life or of the safety of persons exposed to its dangerous effect or such an entire want of care as to raise a presumption of the conscious indifference to the consequences or which shows a
wantonness or recklessness or grossly careless disregard of the safety and welfare of the public or such an indifference to the rights of others as is equivalent to an intentional violation of such rights. negligent act or mission must have been committed with other disregard for the safety of others. culpable negligence is consciously doing an act or following a course of conduct that the defendant must have known or reasonably should have known was likely to cause death or great bodily harm. if you find the defendant guilty of aggravated man slaughter of a child, you must then determine whether the state has further proved beyond a reasonable doubt that casely marie an thcaylee m
anthony was a child whose death was caused by the neglect of casey marie anthony, a caregiver. child means any person under the age of 18 years. caregiver means a parent, adult household member or other person responsible for a child's welfare. neglect of a child means a caregiver's failure or omission to provide a child with care, supervision and services necessary to maintain a child's physical and mental health, including but not limited to food, nutrition, clothing, shelter, supervision, medicine, and medical services that a
prudent person would consider essential to the well being of a child. repeated conduct for a single incident or omission by a caregiver that results in or could reasonably be expected to result in a substantial risk of death of a child may be considered in determining neglect. false information to a law enforcement officer. to prove the crime of false information to a law enforcement officer, the state must prove the following five elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, was conducting a missing person's investigation. two, yuri melich was a law enforcement officer. three, casey marie anthony knew
that yuri melich was a law enforcement officer. four, casey marie anthony knowingly and willfully gave false information to yuri melich. five, casey marie anthony intended to mislead yuri melich or impede investigation. willfully means intentionally, knowingly and purposefully. in considering the evidence, you should consider the possibility that although the evidence may not convince you that the defendant committed the main crimes of which she is accused, there may be evidence that she committed other acts that would constitute a lesser included crime. therefore, if you decide that the main accusation has not been
proved beyond a reasonable doubt, you will next need to decide if the defendant is guilty of any lesser included crimes. the lesser crimes indicated in the definition of first degree murder or second degree murder, man slaughter or third degree murder. the lesser crime indicated in the definition of aggravated child abuse is child abuse. second degree murder. to prove the crime was second degree murder, the state must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, caylee marie anthony is dead. two, the death was caused by the criminal acts of casey marie anthony. three, there was an unlawful killing caylee marie anthony by
an act imminently dangerous to another and demonstrated a debraved mind without regard for human life. an act includes a series of related actions arising from and performed pursuant to a single design or purpose. an act is imminently dangerous to another and demonstrated in a debraved mind if it is an act or series of acts that, one, a personpraved mind if it is an ar series of acts that, one, a person of ordinary judgment should know is indicated to do seriously bodily harm to another or two is done from ill will, hatr hatred, spite, or an evil intent and, three, is of such a nature that the act itself indicates an indifference to human life.
in order to convict that the crime was second degree murder, it is not necessary for the state to prove the defendant had an intent to cause death. man slaughter, to prove the crime of man absoluter, the state must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, caylee marie anthony is dead. two, casey marie anthony's act or acts caused the death caylee marie anthony or the death of caylee marie anthony was caused by the culpable negligence of casey marie anthony. however, the defendant cannot be guilty of man slaughter is the killing was justifiable or excusable homicide.
the killing of a human being is justifiable homicide and lawful if necessarily done while attempting, resisting an attempt to murder or commit a felony upon the defendant or to commit a felony in any dwelling house in which the defendant was at the time of the killing. the killing of a human being is excusable and, therefore, lawful under any one of the following three circumstances. one, when the killing is committed by accident or misfortune in doing any lawful act by lawful means with usually ordinary caution and without any unlawful intent or, two, when the killing occurred by accident and misfortune in the heat of passion upon any sudden and sufficient provocation or, three, when the killing is committed by accident or misfortune resulting from sudden combat if a dangerous weapon is
not used in the killing, not done in a cruel and unusual manner. in order to convict of man slaughter by act, it is not necessary for the state to prove the defendant had an intent to cause death, only an intent to commit an act that was not justified or excusable or which caused death. i will now define culpable nejt negligence for you. each of us has a duty to act reasonably towards others. if there is a violation of that duty without any conscious intention to harm, that violation is negligence. but culpable negligence is more than a failure to use ordinary care towards others. in order to negligence to be culpable, it must be gross and flagrant. culpable negligence is a course
of conduct showing reckless disregard of human life or of the safety of persons exposed to its dangerous effects or such an entire want of care as to raise the presumption of the conscious indifference to the consequences or which shows wantonness or recklessness or gross careless disregard to the safety and welfare of the public or such an indifference to the rights of others as equivalent to an intentional violation of such rights. negligent act or omission must have been committed with other disregard for the safety of others. culpable negligence is consciously doing an act or following a course of conduct
that the defendant must have known or reasonably should have known was likely to cause death or great bodily injury. to prove the crime of third degree felony murder, the state must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt. caylee marie anthony is dead. two, the death occurred as a consequence of and while casey marie anthony was engaged in the commission of child abuse. four, the death occurred as a consequence of and while casey marine anthony was attempt to go commit child abuse. three, casey marie anthony was the person who actually killed caylee marie anthony. it is not necessary for the state to prove the killing was perpetrated with the design to effect death. child abuse means intentional infliction of physical or mental injury upon a child or an
emotional or an intentional act that could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child when the person knowingly or willfully abuses the child without causing great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement to a child. willfully means intentionally, knowingly and purposely. in order to prove that the defendant attempted to commit a crime of child abuse, the state must prove the following beyond a reasonable doubt. one, casey marie anthony did some act towards committing the crime of child abuse that went beyond just thinking or talking about it. two, she would have committed the crime except that someone prevented her from committing the crime of child abuse or she failed. it is not an attempt to commit
child abuse if the defendant abandon her attempt to commit the offense or otherwise prevented its commission in the circumstances indicating a complete and voluntary ee municipalation of a criminal purpose. child abuse, to prove the crime of child abuse, the state must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt. one, casey marie anthony intentionally inflicted physical or mental injury upon caylee marie anthony or committed an intentional act that could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to caylee marie anthony. two, the victim was under the age of 18 years.
the defendant has entered a plea of not guilty. this means you must presume or believe the defendant is innocent. the presumption stays with the defendant as to each material allegation in the indictment through each stage of the trial unless it has been overcome by the evidence to the exclus you have of and beyond a reasonable doubt. to overcome the defendant's presumption of innocence, the state has the burden of proving the crime of which the defendant is charged was committed and the defendant is the purpose who committed the crime. the defendant is not required to
present evidence or prove anything. whenever the words reasonable doubt are used you must consider the following. a reasonable doubt is not a mere possible doubt, a speculative imaginary doubt. if on the other hand after considering and weighing all the evidence there is not an abiding conviction of guilt or if having a conviction it is one which is not stable, but one which waivers and vacillates, then the charge is not proved beyond every reasonle doubt and you must find the defendant not guilty because the doubt is reasonable.
is it to the evidence introduced in this trial and to it alone that you are to look for that proof. a reasonable doubt as to the guilt of the defendant may arise from the evidence, conflict in the evidence or lack of evidence. if you have a reasonable doubt, you should find the defendant not guilty. if you have no reasonable doubt, you should find the defendant guilty. it is up to you to decide whatever evidence is reliable. you should use your common sense in deciding which is the best evidence and which evidence should not be relied upon in considering your verdict. you may find some of the evidence not reliable or less reliable than other evidence. you should consider how the
witnesses acted as well as what they said. some things you should consider are did the witness seem to have an opportunity to see and know the things about which the witness testified. did the witness seem to have an accurate memory. was the witness honest and straightforward in asking the attorneys questions. did the witness have some interest in how the case should be decided? does the witnesses testimony agree with the other testimony and other evidence in the case? has the witness been offered or received any money, or received treatment or other benefit in order to get the witness to testify. has any pressure or threat been used against the witness that
affected the truth of the witness' testimony? did the witness make a statement that was inconsistent with the statement he or she gave in court? you may rely on your own conclusions about the witness. a jury may believe or disbelieve all or any of the parts of the testimony of any witness. when the evidence concerning k-9 searches. you should decide which evidence should not be relied upon in considering your verdict. you may find some of the evidence more reliable or less reliable than others. some things you should consider in evaluating k-9 searches are,
one, the k-9's training and certification records including the explanation of the meaning of the particular training and certification. two, the field performance records, including any unverified alerts. three, the experience and training of the officer handling the k-9 as well any other objective knowledge. you may rely upon your own conclusions about this type of evidence. a jury may believe or disbelieve all or any part of the evidence or the testimony. expert witnesses like other witnesses with one exception. the law permits an expert
witness to give his or her opinion. however, an expert's opinion is only reliable when given on a subject about which you believe he or she could be an expert. like other witnesses, you may believe or disbelieve all or any part of an expert's testimony. the constitution requires the state to prove his accusations against the defendant. it's not necessary for the defendant to disprove anything. nor is the defendant required to prove her innocence. it's up to the state to prove the defendant's guilt by evidence. the defendant exercised a fundamental right by choosing not to be a witness in this case. you must not view this as an
admission of guilt or be influenced in any way by her decision. no juror should ever be concerned the defendant did or did not take the witness stand to give testimony in the case. statements claim to have been made by the defendant outside of court has been placed before you. such a statement should always be considered with caution and be weighed with great care to be certain it was freely and voluntarily made. therefore you must determine from the evidence that the defendant's alleged statements were knowingly, voluntarily and freely made. in making this determination, you should consider the total circumstances including but not limited to, one, whenever the defendant made the statement she
had been threatened in order to get her to make it, and two, whether anybody had promised anything in order to get her to make it. if you conclude that the defendant's out-of-court statement was not freely and voluntarily made, you should disregard it. these are general rules that apply to your discussions. you must follow these rules in order to return a lawful verdict. you must follow the law as it is set out in these instructions. if you fail to follow the law your verdict will be a injustice. all much us are dependant upon you to make a wise and legal decision in this matter. this case must be decided only
upon the evidence that you have heard from the testimony of witnesses and have seen in the forms of exhibits in evidence and these instructions. this case must not be decided for or against anyone because you feel sorry for anyone or angry at anyone. remember, the lawyers are not on trial. your feelings about them should not influence your decision in this case. your duty is to determine if the defendant has been proven guilty or not in accord with the law. whatever verdict you render must be unanimous, and that is each juror must agree to the same verdict. it's spirely improper for a lawyer to talk to a witness about what testimony the witness
should give if called to the courtroom. your verdict must be based on the evidence and on the law contained in these instructions. deciding a verdict is exclusively your job. i cannot participate in that decision in any way. please disregard anything i may have said or done that makes you think that i prefer one verdict over another. you may find the defendant guilty as charged in the indictment or guilty of such lesser included crimes as the evidence may justify or not
guilty. if you return a verdict of guilty, it should be for the highest offense, which has been proven beyond a reasonable doubt. if you find no offense has been proved beyond a reasonable doubt then of course your verdict must be not guilty. only one verdict may be returned as to each crime charged. this verdict must be unanimous. is that all of you must agree to the same verdict. the verdict must be in writing and for your convenience, necessary forms verdicts have been prepared for you. they are as follows: verdict as to count one, first-degree murder, we the jury find the defendant guilty of first-degree
murder as charged in the indictment. we the jury find the defendant guilty of the lesser included offensive second-degree murder. we the jury find the defendant guilty of the lesser included offensive manslaughter. we the jury find the defendant guilty of the lesser included offensive third degree felony murder. we the jury find the defendant not guilty. so say we all, dated in orlando, orange county, florida, on this blank date of july. we have arrived at a decision, and your foreperson will execute the verdict form by checking the space adjacent to the statement that reflects your verdict date and sign the verdict form. verdict as to count two, aggravated child abuse. we the jury find the defendant guilty of aggravated child abuse
as charged in the indictment. we the jury find the defendant guilty of the lesser included offensive child abuse. we the jury find the defendant not guilty. so say we all, dated in orange county, florida. verdict as to count three, aggravated manslaughter of a child. we the jury find the defendant guilty of aggravated manslaught manslaughter, and we the jury find the defendant guilty of the lesser included offense of manslaughter, and we the jury find the defendant not guilty, so say we all. following that, there is some special findings as to count three. special findings. we the jury find that casey marie anthony was a care giver for caylee marie anthony at the
time of the offense. we the jury find casey marie anthony was a caregiver for caylee marie anthony at the time of the offense. special finding number two, as to count three. we the jury find that caylee marie anthony was under the age of 18 years of age at the time of the offense. we the jury find that caylee marie anthony was not under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, so say we all dated in orlando, orange county, florida. verdict as to counts four, five, and six. we the jury find the defendant guilty providing false information to a law enforcement
officer as charged in the indictment. we the jury find the defendant not guilty. as four, five, six and seven. a separate crime is charged in each count of the indictment and why they have been tried, each crime is applicable and must be considered separately and a separate verdict returned as to each. a finding of guilty or not guilty as to one crime must not effect your verdict as to the other crimes charged. in just a few moments, you will
be taken to the jury room by the court deputy. the first thing you should do is elect a foreperson. the foreperson presides over your deliberations like a chairman of the meeting. it's the foreperson's job to sign and date the verdict form when all of you have agreed on a verdict in this case. the foreperson will bring the verdict form back to the courtroom when you return. a verdict finding the defendant either guilty or not guilty must be unanimous, and the verdict must be the verdict of each juror as well as the jury as a whole. during deliberations jurors must communicate about the case only with one another, and only when all jurors are present in the jury room. you are not to communicate with any person outside the jury about this case.
until you have reached a verdict, you must not tlk about this case in person or through the telephone, writing or electronic communications such as a blog, twitter, e-mail, text message or any other means. do not contact anyone to assist in your deliberations. these communication rules apply until i discharge you at the end of the case. if you become aware of any violation of these instructions or any other instructions i have given in this case, you must tell me by giving a note to the court deputy. in closing, let me remind you that it's important that you follow the law spelled out in these instructions in deciding your verdict. there are no other laws that
apply to this case. even if you do not like the laws you must use them. correction. even if you do not like the laws that must be applied, you must use them. for two centuries we have agreed to a constitution and to live by the law. no juror has the right to violate rules we all share. ladies and gentlemen of the jury, as you proceed to retire and begin your deliberations,
five of your number will separate from you at this time. that will be done back in the jury room and they will be taken to a separate area where i will give them additional instructions. members of the jury, you may retire now to begin your deliberations. you have just watched the judge giving the final instricttions to the 12 jurors who will go in and decide the fate of casey anthony, and the charges were laid out before them. all the jury instructions, i want to bring in holly hughes. >> number one, you have to tell them what the elements of the crime are or the crimes are that have been charged in the
indictment. the indictment is the fancy word for the charging document, the piece of paper that the state hands down and says we think you committed these crimes and we think we can prove it beyond a reasonable doubt. each crime has specific elements. and the judge has to educate the jury in cliff note form, and he has to take the time and say this is what the state has to prove to you in order to be aggravated child abuse, this is what the state has to prove in order for it to be a first-degree murder, and there's all different options, and lesser included crimes like, yes, the baby is dead, we all agree on that, but we are not sure if it was premedicated or an accident gone wrong. he has to tell them every single element of each crime so they can look at the evidence and say does the state's evidence fit into these particular crimes. >> what is a typical day now look like for these jurors? they will inbound a room by themselves and just the group
there. >> the 12 main jurors. we just heard the judge talk about five of the number being pulled aside and put in a different room. those folks will be on hold in case something gets sick or the deliberations go long. we heard one of the jurors has tickets to fly out of the country in a couple days. so the judge and the attorneys have to agree to replace that juror with an alternate, in which case deliberations have to start over again. >> if somebody makes a mistake, and googles their friend or something, what would happen? >> that juror would be dismissed. i have had it happen in my cases. what would happen is the judge and all the lawyers and the
defendant would pull that jury out, and this judge would probably have a person in contempt, and we saw what he did to the kid flipping the bird, and then they would have to voir dire every person on the jury, and say did you hear this, what did you hear, and can you set it aside and based the third on the evidence you have heard, and they will pull in another alternate and start the dau lab deliberations all over again. >> what did you see, the photo of her partying, what did you make of what we saw, the last images the jurors will be left with? >> you only have to look at the jury to know why an image would be important.
the jury is seven women and five men, and half have children of their own, and when they look apt picture and listen to the prosecution, they could be looking at her as a want-to-be party girl willing to sacrifice the life of her daughter so she could have that kind of life, and that's what the prosecution was trying to drive home, and they left them with an image of her partying, and the tattoo on her back that she got while her daughter was missing that said "the beautiful life." they tried to say that this was the life she wanted, and that was the sacrifice she was willing to make. >> you have been watching this case closely. what do you make of her demeanor and expressions? he looked tired today. what did you see in casey as this wrapped up? >> today she looked absolutely exhausted. yesterday during some of the
closing arguments, she cried quite a few times. today she came out and looked listless, bags under her eyes, no expression on her face hardly at all today. really, she looked absolutely exhausted. probably emotionally and physically. i doubt that she would be sleeping much with something like this looming in her future. >> we have seen incredible scenes, david, outside the courthouse where people have been running, knocking each other down, punching each other to try and simply get a ticket for one of the 50 seats to sit in the courtroom there. what is the sense of what is taking place outside and the level of interest in this case? >> reporter: well, the interest has not diminished at all. but there were rules put in place to make sure that there were not any more conflicts like that. before it was first come first serve, and people were lining up overnight to get the seats, and now they hand out passes for people lining up during the day for the next day's proceedings.
so they have already done that for the next day. no chance of any more conflicts of people trying to crowd in the courtroom. but this is an intensely watched trial. both on television and online. a social media has been clammering about this story since it began, and this is something that people have been staying in touch with for whatever medium they have been using, and it's something they have been watching closely now that the jury will be giving this long-running tragedy what it has been missing for three years, and that's an ending. >> the next time we see or get information, is if the jury has questions or notes or that type of thing, otherwise we will not see them for a while as they deliberate? >> that's right. they will be spending their days behind closed doors day after day, taking breaks for lunch and
at the end of the evening. just depends on how long this goes. we don't know what is really going to be important to them. we can't get inside the heads of 12 different jurors. remember, all it takes is one person on that jury to have reasonable doubt for a lot of these charges to really derail this train. >> all right. we appreciate it. we will be watching. we will wait and see what they end up deciding. some of the stories looking ahead, first, joey who? we have our own resident speed eater who is joining us to show us how it's done. then one word to describe the weather this july fourth. it's hot. we will tell you more about the heat wave rolling in. plus, final countdown for the last shuttle launch. why one town finds it really hard to say good-bye.
we are following the casey anthony trial. the judge has given instructions to the jury, and it's now up to the jury to decide the fate of casey anthony and whether or not she in fact will be convicted of first-degree murder, or whether or not she will be found innocent. they are going back in the room and will decide who the jury foreperson will be and take a look at all the charges.
this has been more than six weeks that they have been hearing both sides of the case, and now casey anthony, the mother who is charged of killing her 2-year-old daughter, her fate will be in the hands of those 12 individuals. we will wait as we have developments in this. and we will bring them to you. and a major arrest. drug authorities say they have captured one of the leaders of a powerful cartel, and he may be responsible for killing of one of the american agents in the custom agency. what is the significance of this guy? >> this is a big, big case. he was one of the most wanted men in both mexico and the united states. authorities say he was also one of the leaders and founders of the mexican drug cartel, the chief of the anti-drug federation says he was behind
the killing. >> caller: he was in charge of the country where he was in the country. >> he was killed and another american agent killers. they travelled from monterey to mexico city. the u.s. had offer add $5 million reward for information leading to the capture. mexican authorities say he is the most powerful leader of the drug cartel started in 1999. he is being investigated for the deaths of dozens of central and southern immigrants whose bodies were found in a ranch located just 100 miles south of the u.s.
border. >> is this the first arrest in connection with the death of zetas. >> he might have been the mastermind of this murder. >> thank you so much. well, on a lighter note, the heavyweight is chomping down as we speak at this year's july fourth hot dog eating contest. we will talk about the guts and the glory behind competitive eating, and the after effects, yikes.
just in time for nathan's halt dog eating contest. we have the speed eating champ to see how it's done. hi, rick. great to see you. >> how are you doing? >> besides being a senior writer for cnn's american morning, you also know how to put away hot dogs like nobody's business. what is the strategy? these guys are in the contest and what is going on through their heads as they take on each other? >> the physical stuff is all done. i am not pretending to eat like those guys, but like yogi berra said in baseball, it's 90% mental. some of them are having protein shakes and water and some are chugging water and maybe
dangerously to stretch their stum ikz, and they are going -- stomachs. >> you have been sketching out your stomach out for a while. what do you have to do to get something like this? >> we had joey chestnut, and he does one practice competition and drinks water. like i said, i am no professional like them and not in the major league eating. my preparation is i like to have a little bowl of sericereal in morning and then run four to six miles, and then i am really hungry, and the metabolism is revving, and that helps me personally. >> rick, why did you get into this in the first place? a lot of these guys look at these guys and go, they're kind of crazy to do something like this? >> they are a little crazy. i cannot down 50 hot dogs in ten
minutes. back before bk, as it would be, i guess, doing 20 hot dogs in 12 minutes was a real feat. >> you have dogs with you, and can you show us how it's done? >> these are not sanctioned nathan dogs, but these came from the street. any professional eater says you are not doing it right unless you separate the bun and the dog, and they will usually eat two at a time. they will go like this and they do the wig that to get it down faster, and this will probably gross you out, and everybody enjoy your barbecues today. >> go ahead. look at that. rick, that's amazing.
are you washing it down with anything? maybe you cannot talk. he's still chewing. >> time-out. >> we have to give him a time-out. he's swallowing. there is more to it. this is how it's done. we are going to learn this. >> and then the bun. the bun, and they always say you have to dip it in water. i am not a fan of that method. sometimes if it's stale like it is now, it turns to concrete in your mouth. i squeeze the air out of it, and dip it in water and then shove. >> one big shove there, wow. rick is not a pro, but he's pretty good there. how are you doing, and feeling? >> i just have an appetite. these guys don't taste the food. i like to taste the food a
little bit. >> i know there is tmi here, but what happens after it's all over? you have all this stuff going on, and do you hold it down? >> it all depends on the competition. you can hold it down. in the pros they call it a reversal, but we know that what that -- >> rick -- >> pardon me. >> what do you make of the composition? do you think they will hit 68? >> it's cooler than that year. joey choked last year -- well, he ate 54. it was pushing 100 degrees in the competition last time, and it's cooler today and i think he will go over 60. composition breeds greatness, and there's no coby asik. he doesn't have the guy who
changed competitive eating pushing him, so it all depends. >> you need that push there. rick, you are not really a big guy and these guys are not big guys. how is that possible that you have the eating competitions that you go to and you are not really big? >> well, you know, you have to -- i don't eat like this all the time but i have an appetite, and i like to stay in shape byroniby running. i cancel things out in the long run. the guys that are great are all in shape now. the big guys have a disadvantage, supposedly, and you will have to page dr. gupta for that. more things are compressed by more things in there. i don't know. >> it's kind of incredible what they do and what you do, and i guess you have to work it off as well. thank you for joining us. do you have any competitions coming up, any events you will go to? >> no, i just ate a hot dog
stuffed in something in akron, ohio. >> we're going to give a challenge for you. what is the most you have ever eat eaten, rick, by the way? >> the most hot dogs? >> sure. >> around 20. i have eaton 57 white castle burgers. >> in one sitting? >> yes. i ate a 5-pound burger with 20 slices of cheese and 20 slices of bacon in boston, and it was called the eagle's deli challenge. it was five pounds of fries in the background, and that was the after. so i failed, but it was a victory in many people's eyes. >> that's gross, but thank you for sharing. good to see you. casey anthony case is now in
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casey anthony's fate in the hands of the jury. the judge spent half an hour or so spelling out instructions to the jurors before sending them out to start deliberations. richard, tell us what were your thoughts when you listened to the final rebuttal arguments from the prosecutors? >> suzanne, whatever headway baez made yesterday -- look, he fought with everything that he had, with passion, and he called
out ashton who was laughing, which was completely improper, but i have to tell you, suzanne, after today, there's not much to really think about. i mean, both prosecutors, this was their finest hour today. i thought ashton did a brilliant job on his, and i thought jane followed up brilliantly. when ashton said to the jury if you find it was an accidental overdose of the chloroform, and she died, that's felony murder. i believe a lot of jurors may have been on the fence that that thinking, she probably chloroformed her and it was accidental, but if she died as a result of that, that's felony murder and that brings us to capital murder. >> it's murder either way. >> yeah. >> what do you think of how the defense attorney, baez, performed. you have been tough on him before. do you think that he fought hard enough to save casey anthony's
life? >> he fought hard enough. he is not going to save her. he pinned himself in a hole with the opening. it was so amateur. he was stuck with that. and he figured -- look at this, he's getting ready to deliver the summation of his life, and the judge says you're not going to bring up molestation. he had to scratch that out and make the family dysfunction for the reason she acted this way. the whole theory this was an accidental drowning and george would try and cover it up and make it looks like a murder scene, and not bring it forth to the prosecution rather than allow his daughter to face the death penalty, it's so preposterous, no jury will be able to believe that. it's just incredible. >> if they don't believe the story that they put forward, what do you think the verdict will be?
>> i think the best the defense could hope for right now is that maybe one or two jurors are holding out, and baez opened with them yesterday and said where, when, how? cause of death. they don't know. nobody knows. that's pretty important on a first-degree murder case. somebody has to know that. it evolved from hopefully it was chloroform before the duct tape, and there is no testimony duct tape killed her. maybe a hung jury on first-degree murder, and i think there's going to be a conviction here, and it's not going to be pretty. >> do you think she will face the death penalty? >> if the felony murder comes through, they are going to go to the second phase of this, and you will see george and cindy up there crying, begging for their daughter's life. >> richard her mun. thank you very much. police make a deal with a convicted drug dealer to help
deal with another killer. >> reporter: here in the midwest, several young girls went missing. some were found murdered. others were never found at all. laurie and raina ricen, and marion, and michelle, 20, from indianapolis, indiana. all of these cases went unsolved. officials believed only one man knew what happened. >> we knew he was responsible for several deaths. >> reporter: to get answers it would take a risky, unusual plan. send a convicted drug dealer undercover into a dangerous prison to befriend an alleged serial killer. >> i am not a serial killer
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a drug that helps smokers kick the habit is now in question after studies found it increases the risk of heart attacks. our senior cnn medical correspondent, elizabeth cohen, is here with what we have learned on chantix. >> if i was thinking about taking this, i would want to know about this. what the researchers found is that folks taking chantix had a 72% increased risk of having a heart attack compared to people who don't. to put it in context, the vast majority of the people who took chantix did not have heart attacks but still were more likely to have them than people taking the drug. >> was this on the warning
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even bankruptcy, it's not just your neighbor's but also the men and women returning from the frontlines. cnn's sandra endo has more. >> suzanne, for the men and women answering the question answering the call of duty is part of the job, relocating from city to city while trying to maintain a normal family life. homeownership is often part of their american dream, but for many service men here in las vegas, it has become a nightmare. >> that one means everything. >> packing up and moving out. this is colonel john mcmontgomery's 15th time relocating for the military. but this time is different. as he makes his move to virginia, the financial burden of his north las vegas home will be coming with him. the house he purchased four years ago with much of his life savings, it lost so much value it's a struggle to decide how to
handle it best. the house was $480,000, and got appraised for $120,000. relocation is a way of life, with no luxury to ride out the economy. any bad mark on their finances could jeopardize their careers. major john royal and his family are being sent to korea in november. his north las vegas house is now worth nearly 50% less than when he bought it in 2007. it's currently on the market as a short sale, but if there are no takers, he said he will have no choice but to walk away. >> i have a top secrecy clearance, and if you have a foreclosure on your record it could impact it significantly. >> they are providing some financial aid for service members facing relocation and cannot unload their homes, but
it applies to homes purchased before july of 2006, a program that doesn't help people like major royal. >> is there something they could do more? sure, absolutely. >> he is calling for more funding from the assistant programs. >> we need to take care of the men and women with boots on the ground. >> already at least 32 air men had to foreclose on their homes, and for so many others, the situation even makes them consider giving up their military careers because of the financial strain. a decision colonel montgomery struggles with after 25 years in the air force. >> this is the watering schedule i told you i would put together. his only option is to rent out
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i am mark lou wur, and i want to send a shout-out to my family and friends back home and know that i miss you and love you and will be home shortly. happy fourth of july. >> for many of you, july fourth means parades, picnics and fireworks. here in atlanta, 60,000 people started the day with just a little jog. yeah, the peach tree road race. it's the world's largest 10k, and mark, part of our cnn family, ran it with a camera. here is his view. take a look. >> we're going to see your hands
in the air. put your hands in the air. come on! >> dhek >> can't disrespect the american flag, so between us we can make a whole unison. ♪ >> absolutely, it's just all fun. a great celebration on the fourth of july, and it's a family tradition. >> look up and smile! >> good job, guys! >> no training, whatsoever. we just winged it. >> just wing it! >> raise your hands, girls.
you know who you are. >> god bless america. how about that? >> amen. we are flying the flag. >> mike, he is still in his running outfit and joins us. congratulations. >> thank you. >> you got a t-shirt -- >> yeah, got a t-shirt. finished. >> can i see it? it's the world's largest 10k. what makes it different? >> i never ran with so many people before. a lot of adrenaline going on. 60 thoi people. the most i have ever done is 2,000. it was just a lot of fun. a lot of young, old, people dressed up. it was great. >> tell us about the costumes. there were some of the standouts. that one guy who is literally painted as an american flag. >> yeah, he was good. one group of people wore -- they dressed themselves up as bald eagles, and they were serving beer instead of water, believe
it or not, along the road. it was pretty funny and strange to see that. >> what was your time? >> i usually run for fun, but about 55 or so and i was in the "d" group, and they decide how you are and how you did in previous races. >> under an hour? >> under an hour was all i was going for. >> what makes it different than the other races? >> a lot of uphill. there is a hard part that is called cardiac hill four miles into it, and when i got to that i had to change my strategy up. i thought i was prepared for it, but apparently not. >> kill hill is the nickname for it. that's awesome. you are usually behind the camera and directing me and making us look good. what is it like before the camera. anybody set the tivo for you? >> yeah, my sister, lauren, she set